Employee Safety Awards
The State of California is accepting nominations for the 25th annual Governor’s Employee Safety Awards. The award program recognizes outstanding performance of individual state employees and groups for improving job health and safety or responding to life-threatening situations when those tasks are accomplished outside of their normal scope of work. The governor is committed to the program and will sign the award certificates which will be presented to selected employees and groups during the August awards ceremony in the University Union. For forms and complete information regarding nomination and eligibility, go to www.orim.dgs.ca.gov/Events/default.htm.
Submitted by Environmental Health & Safety
Fight the pressure to fit in, shake off those jeans blues, and give someone else a boost at the same time! From Feb. 26 – March 2, donate jeans that make you uncomfortable and unhappy with your body. All donations will go to WEAVE and My Sisters House. For each donation you can enter to win a prize. Drop off centers: Health Center, Health Connection, WRC and the Quad.
Submitted by Student Health Services
Join Conductor Donald Kendrick and the California State University, Sacramento Choirs for "Choralfest 2007" - a Choral Concert at 8 p.m., March 10 at Sacred Heart Church, located on the corner of 39th and J Street in Sacramento. The evening will feature the Sacramento State Men's Choir, Women's Choir and the University Chorus. The program will include works by Eric Whitacre, Felix Mendelssohn, Daniel Gawthrop and Gustav Holst. Suggested donation at the door is $10 general; $5 students/seniors. Tickets are also available in advance through the Sacramento State Ticket Office (916) 278-4323 or online at: www.tickets.com.
Submitted by the Department of Music
River Watershed Conference
Sacramento State will host the American River Watershed Conference, April 12 – 13 at the University Union. This conference will be of interest to biologists, environmental scientists, geologists, geographers, and anyone interested in land use planning and public policy for the Sacramento area. Cost is $40 per day for advance registration, until April 1, or $50 per day at the door. Professors are encouraged to bring their classes. Students are free with valid I.D. For information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.csus.edu/CREST/American_River_Watershed_Conference.html.
Submitted by Ron Coleman, Biological Sciences
The annual Staff Awards Luncheon will be held 11:30 - 1:30, April 20 in the University Union Ballroom. The event will honor University staff and administrators, as well as employees of University Enterprises and Associated Students for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service.
Tickets are $10 per person and must be purchased before April 6. Tickets will not be available at the door. Ticket sellers are: Denise Anderson (278-6127), Madonna Barlow (278-3998), Thamsyne Brown (278-4217), Lillie Jones (278-3635), Cossette Leos (278-7001), Barbara Oseto (278-5694), Rolly Robinson (278-6607), Arianne Pancallo (278-4072) and Leah Spratt (278-5484).
Group tables are available
but tickets must be purchased in groups of 10 from any of the ticket sellers
listed above. In order to select a group table, you must bring all 10 tickets
to Linda Robles (278-6967).
Submitted by Human Resources
Eating Disorders Awareness Week
The Eating and Healthy Weight Program will be hosting events as part of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW), Feb. 25 – March 2. Guest Speaker Tony Paulson, Clinical Director of Summit Eating Disorders & Outreach Program in Sacramento, will give a talk from 12 – 1:30 on Feb. 27, titled "Eating Disorders Awareness-How to Help a Friend", Forest Suite, University Union, 2nd floor. The film, "Slim Hopes," an in-depth analysis of how female bodies are depicted in advertising imagery and the devastating effects of that imagery on women's health, will be shown at noon on Feb. 28 in the Women's' Resource Center. All events are free and open to the public.
Submitted by Student Health Services
Leave Donation Program
Sacramento State employees may voluntarily donate to other employees up to a maximum of 16 hours of sick or vacation leave credits each fiscal year in one-hour increments. CSUEU, MPP, Unit 4, Unit 6 and Confidential employees may donate up to a maximum of 40 hours per fiscal year.
If employees are interested in donating time, a donation form can be obtained by going to www.csus.edu/hr/forms.stm#Disability, or by visiting the Human Resources, Disability Leaves Office in Sacramento Hall 162, or by calling extension 278-3522.
The following employees have been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation Program:
Kaylene Ekeh, Criminal Justice
Dan Kern, Facilities Services
Rose Marie Fisher, Graduate Studies